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Western world wants to combat Islamic State on battlefield, Internet

Oct 9, 2014 11:15 pm

The western world has struggled to combat the Islamic State, but the battle is heading online, where IS has largely succeeded

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MIT gains access to every single public tweet from Twitter

Oct 6, 2014 8:17 am

Twitter gives MIT researchers the keys to every single public tweet ever made

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Twitter offers $10 million to MIT to help study impact of social media

Oct 2, 2014 12:03 am

Twitter offers MIT a $10 million grant to help study social media and analyze the impact of technology and social networking on users, businesses

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ISIS affiliate group sends death threats to Twitter employees

Sep 9, 2014 10:30 pm

A group reportedly affiliated with ISIS has issued death threats against Twitter employees in San Francisco, and now their Twitter account is suspended

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Twitter launches 'Buy' buttons to help members shop as they tweet

Sep 8, 2014 6:30 pm

A small number of mobile Twitter users will have the ability to use a "buy" button to make purchases directly through the social networking service

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Almost 30,000 pro-ISIS Twitter accounts created following beheadings

Sep 4, 2014 11:33 pm

ISIS seeing great support from social media - even with most disgusted by the terrorist group's actions, thousands of pro-ISIS Twitter accounts emerge

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Twitter unsure how to handle James Foley beheading video, images

Aug 21, 2014 1:50 am

Twitter and other social media outlets are unsure how to address users sharing images and videos of the bloody murder of James Foley

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Twitter adopts policy to remove pictures of the dead by request

Aug 20, 2014 2:07 pm

Twitter has confirmed that it will begin removing material of the dead posted to the site, based on individual family requests

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Islamic State booted from Twitter, finding social media alternatives

Aug 19, 2014 10:30 pm

The Islamic State utilizes social media to spread propaganda and recruit new members to take up arms in Syria and Iraq

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Twitter upsets some by displaying favorite tweets on timelines

Aug 18, 2014 10:27 am

Twitter is putting favorite tweets onto some users timelines as part of a test to see if people interact with the content more

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Soccer's Premier League takes action on stopping goal uploads to Vine

Aug 18, 2014 10:02 am

Soccer's Premier League will be working with Twitter to prevent fans from uploading videos of goals to platforms like Vine

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Sprint plans to sell $12 wireless plan for Facebook or Twitter

Jul 31, 2014 3:04 pm

Sprint's Virgin Mobile pre-paid service to get data plans good for specific apps like Facebook and Twitter

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Twitter reports second straight quarter of strong user growth

Jul 30, 2014 11:02 am

Twitter reports user growth for the second straight quarter, but still posts a loss

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Facebook, Twitter make people feel lonely, ugly, and inadequate

Jul 25, 2014 5:03 pm

A British charity has suggested people take a 48 hour break from social media, which, it turns out, actually makes people feel awful

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Recent survey shows Facebook suffering from low customer satisfaction

Jul 22, 2014 11:15 pm

Social media might be extremely important for companies and many users, but overall customer satisfaction is lackluster

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Anonymous victimizes Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account

Jul 22, 2014 1:15 am

Anonymous hacker collective hijacks the Kenya Defense Ministry Twitter account, insulting the "corrupt" government's operations

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Twitter buys CardSpring to power commerce in tweets

Jul 18, 2014 12:00 pm

CardSpring is gobbled by Twitter to power offers and commerce via tweets that can be used in physical stores

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Crushing Brazil World Cup defeat against Germany breaks Twitter record

Jul 9, 2014 10:38 pm

At one point during the disastrous Brazil - Germany World Cup game, 580,601 tweets were sent on the topic in just one minute

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Buy Now buttons surface on twitter hinting at shopping service

Jul 1, 2014 3:00 pm

Twitter is apparently testing Buy Now buttons on some tweets if leaked images are to be believed

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Twitter tests new retweet with comment feature

Jun 25, 2014 12:04 pm

Twitter is testing a new feature aiming at making two-way conversations easier for users

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Twitter denies blocking accounts disliked by the Russian government

Jun 24, 2014 9:23 pm

Twitter denies that it is blocking accounts, per the Russian government's request - and is helping officials accurately report offensive accounts

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Twitter adds support for animated GIFs to web and mobile apps

Jun 19, 2014 12:00 pm

Twitter finally gets support for animated GIFs on the website and mobile apps for Android and iOS users

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Domino's Pizza data held to ransom by hackers

Jun 17, 2014 7:08 pm

Not only did pizza chain Domino's have customer data compromised in two European countries, now a lone hacker is demanding a cash sum to keep it safe

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Iraq tries to block social media, hoping to block rebel communications

Jun 14, 2014 1:10 am

Government in Iraq blocked social media and YouTube, trying to restrict Islamic jihadists seizing control of the increasingly volatile country

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TweetDeck back online after XSS attack caused users to RT mystery code

Jun 11, 2014 7:11 pm

An attack on TweetDeck caused users to retweet mysterious lines of code, causing the service to be taken offline

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